Student Scholarships

 

Kate Swift Reese Scholarship

The Kate Swift Reese Scholarship helps a Watauga High School graduate attend college.  This scholarship fund was started in 2009 by the children of Mrs. Kate Swift Reese, who was an indomitable force in the Beaver Dam area of Watauga County. Applications are due typically in March.

Kate Swift Reese Scholarship Application 2019 [PDF]


2019 Kate Swift Reese Scholarship

The Watauga Education Foundation awarded its annual $1,000 scholarship to Watauga High School Senior, Elizabeth Ward.   Elizabeth plans to attend Carolina Central Community College in the fall to begin her studies in animal science. She hopes to return to the Boone area as a vet.

2018 Kate Swift Reese Scholarship

The Watauga Education Foundation awarded its annual $1,000 scholarship to Watauga High School Senior, Heather Miller.  Heather is attending Lenoir-Rhyne University with plans to pursue a career in physical therapy.


2018 Kate Swift Reese Scholarship Recipient Heather Miller with WEF President Dr. Don Presnell. (Photo courtesy of and used with permission from the Watauga Democrat.)

2017 Kate Swift Reese Scholarship

The Watauga Education Foundation awarded its annual $1,000 scholarship to Watauga High School senior Debra McGlamery, who will attend Lees-McRae College and plans to pursue a career in nursing. Debra also received the Daughter of American Revolution Citizenship Award, which recognizes recipients’ qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism in their homes, schools, and communities.


2016 Kate Swift Reese Scholarship

2016 Kate Swift Reese Scholarship Recipient Casey Reese with WEF President Tricia Hall
2016 Kate Swift Reese Scholarship Recipient Casey Reese with WEF President Tricia Hall

The Watauga Education Foundation awarded its annual $1,000 scholarship to Watauga High School Senior, Casey Reese.  Casey plans to attend Caldwell Community College in the fall and study Electrical Engineering.